A motorcycle rider and the pillion were seriously injured when the bike in which they were travelling was hit by a KSRTC bus near Kuppa village on Mysuru-Bilikere Road on Thursday morning.
Pape Gowda, 45, who suffered serious head injury and pillion rider A V Raju, 40, have been admitted to Brindavan Hospital.
On hearing about the mishap, the residents from the surrounding villages resorted to rasta-roko on Mysuru-Bilikere Road for sometime hindering traffic movement. They were demanding construction of speed-breaker on the road to avoid accidents in the future.
Bilkere Police Sub-Inspector Lava and ASI Made Gowda visited the accident spot. A case has been registered and further investigations are on.